Best activities in Phoenix

Check out the top activities in Phoenix, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Fashion Square
1. Fashion Square
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168 local reviews
Fashion Square, Scottsdale
NeighborhoodPolitical
Matthew
If the name doesn't paint a picture in your head... go ahead and pay a visit. This mall has everything and t…
Ann & Lars
An upscale, super-regional luxury shopping mall located in the downtown area with lots of dining options and r…
Rachel
Great shopping near old town
1. Fashion Square
1. Fashion Square
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168 local reviews
Fashion Square, Scottsdale
Matthew
Matthew
If the name doesn't paint a picture in your head... go ahead and pay a visit. This mall has everything and then some. It is also in a gre…
Ann & Lars
Ann & Lars
An upscale, super-regional luxury shopping mall located in the downtown area with lots of dining options and recreational activities.
Rachel
Rachel
Great shopping near old town
2. Desert Botanical Garden
2. Desert Botanical Garden
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140 local reviews
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 480-941-1225
MuseumParkPoint of interest
Coni
Beautiful garden! Lots of photo opportunities. Great for families with lots of educational activities.
Monet
" world's finest collection of arid plants from deserts of the world in a unique outdoor setting. The Garden h…
David
Great outdoor desert museum, also make sure you go to the Music in the Garden, for tickets and information go …
2. Desert Botanical Garden
2. Desert Botanical Garden
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140 local reviews
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 480-941-1225
Coni
Coni
Beautiful garden! Lots of photo opportunities. Great for families with lots of educational activities.
Monet
Monet
" world's finest collection of arid plants from deserts of the world in a unique outdoor setting. The Garden has more than 50,000 desert pla…
David
David
Great outdoor desert museum, also make sure you go to the Music in the Garden, for tickets and information go to www.dbg.org
3. Tempe Town Lake
3. Tempe Town Lake
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33 local reviews
Tempe Town Lake, Tempe
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Smita
Enjoy all outdoor activities on the lake - lovely bike or walk paths, stroll with or without your kids. Enjoy …
Nathan And Emmalee
During the day you can rent kayaks, stand up paddle boards, and pedal boats (both electric and non electric). …
Suzanne
Hiking and biking trails around the lake, day or night time activity. Sometimes fairs or concerts in the park…
3. Tempe Town Lake
3. Tempe Town Lake
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33 local reviews
Tempe Town Lake, Tempe
Smita
Smita
Enjoy all outdoor activities on the lake - lovely bike or walk paths, stroll with or without your kids. Enjoy the ambience, especially at ni…
Nathan And Emmalee
Nathan And Emmalee
During the day you can rent kayaks, stand up paddle boards, and pedal boats (both electric and non electric). You will get an entirely new …
Suzanne
Suzanne
Hiking and biking trails around the lake, day or night time activity. Sometimes fairs or concerts in the park.
4. Camelback Mountain
4. Camelback Mountain
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185 local reviews
Camelback Mountain, Phoenix
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Patty
Camelback Mountain, with an elevation of 2,704 feet, is an excellent hike or climb in Arizona. Hiking Camelbac…
Kris
Camelback Mountain, with an elevation of 2,704 feet, is an excellent hike or climb in Arizona. Hiking Camelbac…
Steve
Camelback Mountain with an elevation of 2,704 feet is an excellent hike or climb in Arizona. Hiking Camelback …
4. Camelback Mountain
4. Camelback Mountain
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185 local reviews
Camelback Mountain, Phoenix
Patty
Patty
Camelback Mountain, with an elevation of 2,704 feet, is an excellent hike or climb in Arizona. Hiking Camelback Mountain is perfect for a to…
Kris
Kris
Camelback Mountain, with an elevation of 2,704 feet, is an excellent hike or climb in Arizona. Hiking Camelback Mountain is perfect for a to…
Steve
Steve
Camelback Mountain with an elevation of 2,704 feet is an excellent hike or climb in Arizona. Hiking Camelback Mountain is perfect for a tour…
5. Lake Pleasant
5. Lake Pleasant
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26 local reviews
Lake Pleasant
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Mary Ann
A large regional park with hiking trails, camping and house boating along with many other water activities on …
Michael
A large regional park just north of the city. Many things to experience including hiking trails, swimming, fis…
David
Fun place for fishing, swimming, and watersports activities.
5. Lake Pleasant
5. Lake Pleasant
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26 local reviews
Lake Pleasant
Mary Ann
Mary Ann
A large regional park with hiking trails, camping and house boating along with many other water activities on the lake. Fishing, water-jetti…
Michael
Michael
A large regional park just north of the city. Many things to experience including hiking trails, swimming, fishing, camping, jet skiing, boa…
David
David
Fun place for fishing, swimming, and watersports activities.
6. Schnepf Farms
6. Schnepf Farms
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8 local reviews
24610 S Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 480-987-3100
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Tiffany
Fun festivals and family friendly activities. Brunch offered on the weekends
Rumi
Unique destinations with activities depending on the time of year.
Sarah
Arizona farm with lots of activities in nearby Queen Creek
6. Schnepf Farms
6. Schnepf Farms
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8 local reviews
24610 S Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 480-987-3100
Tiffany
Tiffany
Fun festivals and family friendly activities. Brunch offered on the weekends
Rumi
Rumi
Unique destinations with activities depending on the time of year.
Sarah
Sarah
Arizona farm with lots of activities in nearby Queen Creek
7. Dreamy Draw Recreation Area
7. Dreamy Draw Recreation Area
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11 local reviews
2421 E Northern Ave, Phoenix
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 602-262-7901
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Patty
Dreamy Draw Loop Trail is a 3.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that featu…
Amber
From alltrails.com...Dreamy Draw Nature Trail (#220) is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located ne…
David
Close mountain hiking and biking. Great hike right from the front door. Stop at Aunt Chilada's for a margari…
7. Dreamy Draw Recreation Area
7. Dreamy Draw Recreation Area
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11 local reviews
2421 E Northern Ave, Phoenix
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 602-262-7901
Patty
Patty
Dreamy Draw Loop Trail is a 3.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and…
Amber
Amber
From alltrails.com...Dreamy Draw Nature Trail (#220) is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Phoenix, AZ that features b…
David
David
Close mountain hiking and biking. Great hike right from the front door. Stop at Aunt Chilada's for a margarita on the walk home.
8. WestWorld of Scottsdale
8. WestWorld of Scottsdale
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32 local reviews
16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 480-312-6815
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Rebecca
So many activities here. Check their events.
Steve And Karen
Home of the Barrett Jackson Auto Auction, Arabian horse shows, Good guys car show, and many other shows and ac…
Berni & Jeff
Westworld has a varielty of events through the year from car auction to horse events. Check out their website…
8. WestWorld of Scottsdale
8. WestWorld of Scottsdale
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32 local reviews
16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 480-312-6815
Rebecca
Rebecca
So many activities here. Check their events.
Steve And Karen
Steve And Karen
Home of the Barrett Jackson Auto Auction, Arabian horse shows, Good guys car show, and many other shows and activities throughout the year.
Berni & Jeff
Berni & Jeff
Westworld has a varielty of events through the year from car auction to horse events. Check out their website for current events. The venu…
9. Topgolf
9. Topgolf
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65 local reviews
9500 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 480-240-2402
BarRestaurantFood
Pete
Great nighttime activity with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games. Good food, too! W…
Taylor
Topgolf is a great place for both families and friends. We go during the day with kids and at night with our p…
Aj
TopGolf is a great and fun activity. It can be pricy for a lot of people if they are not splitting the bill. H…
9. Topgolf
9. Topgolf
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65 local reviews
9500 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 480-240-2402
Pete
Pete
Great nighttime activity with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games. Good food, too! Wait times can be long, but you…
Taylor
Taylor
Topgolf is a great place for both families and friends. We go during the day with kids and at night with our party friends. This golf activi…
Aj
Aj
TopGolf is a great and fun activity. It can be pricy for a lot of people if they are not splitting the bill. However it is a blast! During w…
10. Topgolf
10. Topgolf
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11 local reviews
1689 S Santan Village Pkwy, Gilbert
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 480-240-1282
BarRestaurantFood
Sheryl
Fun activity location with food, drinks, golf and well, fun!
Lia
Fun activities for golfers of any level!
Sheryl
Fun activity location with food, drinks, golf and well, fun!
10. Topgolf
10. Topgolf
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11 local reviews
1689 S Santan Village Pkwy, Gilbert
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 480-240-1282
Sheryl
Sheryl
Fun activity location with food, drinks, golf and well, fun!
Lia
Lia
Fun activities for golfers of any level!
Sheryl
Sheryl
Fun activity location with food, drinks, golf and well, fun!